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 Vice-Rector Professor Jacek Prokop, PhD

 
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Vice-Rector for International Relations
Professor Jacek Prokop, PhD









Education and scientific career

  • Doctor with a habilitation degree in economic sciences, in the scope of economy, April 2002 Collegium of World Economy, the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw Title of the habilitation dissertation: Przyczynek do teorii przejmowania kontroli nad spółkami akcyjnymi.
  • Doctor of economic sciences (PhD), June 1991 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, the USA. Title of the doctor dissertation: A Game Theoretical Investigation of the International Debt Overhang (Analiza zadłużenia międzynarodowego w ujęciu teorii gier).
  • Master of Science degree in Economics (MSc), May 1988 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, the USA
  • Master of Science in Economics (with distinction), February 1985 Department of Foreign Trade, the Main School of Planning and Statistics, Warsaw Title of the master dissertation: Zewnętrzne finansowanie wzrostu gospodarczego​.

Employment

  • since 2016 – University professor, head of the Department of Business Economics, the Collegium of World Economy, the SGH Warsaw School of Economics
  • 2003–2016 – associate professor, the Department of Economics II, the Collegium of World Economy, the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw
  • 1998–2003 – assistant professor, the Department of Economics II, the Collegium of World Economy, the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw
  • 1998–1999 – Principal Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Washington, D.C., the USA
  • 1991–1998 – Assistant Professor, the Department of Management and Strategy, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, the USA
  • 1989–1991 – lecturer, the Department of Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, the USA
  • 1987–1989 – assistant, the Department of Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, the USA
  • 1986–1987 – advisor, the Faculty of Pricing Policy, the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Warsaw
  • 1984–1987 – assistant, the Department of Political Economy, the Faculty of Foreign Trade, the Main School of Planning and Statistics, Warsaw
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Research interests:

microeconomics, industrial organization (analysis of market structures), cartels and monopolisation of markets, mergers and acquisitions of enterprises

The most important publications:

  • ​“Raising Rivals’ Costs When the Downstream Firms Compete in Stackelberg Fashion” (with A. Karbowski). In: Advances in Longitudinal Data Methods in Applied Economic Research, Tsounis, Nicholas, Vlachvei, Aspasia (eds.), Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics, Springer, Cham, 2021, pp. 57-67.
  • “The Impact of Patents and R&D Cooperation on R&D Investments in a Differentiated Goods Industry” (with A. Karbowski), South East European Journal of Economics and Business 15(1), 2020, pp. 122-133.
  • “R&D Activities in a Differentiated Goods Duopoly with Quadratic Cost Function”. In: Advances in Time Series Data Methods in Applied Economic Research, Tsounis, N. and Vlachvei, A. (eds.), Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics, 2018, pp. 135-145.
  • “Firm Performance and Research and Development”. In: Factors Affecting Firm Competitiveness and Performance in the Modern Business World, A. Vlachvei, O. Notta, K. Karantininis and N. Tsounis (eds.), IGI Global, the USA 2017, pp. 108-128.
  • “A Note on Bertrand Competition under Quadratic Cost Functions” (with M. Ramsza and B. Wiśnicki), Gospodarka Narodowa, No. 2, 2015, pp. 5–10.
  • “Strategic Buybacks of Sovereign Debt” (with R. Wang), Frontiers of Economics in China, 7(1), 2012, pp. 1–21.
  • “Powstawanie i stabilność karteli heterogenicznych”, Gospodarka Narodowa 10. 80/21(2011), pp. 39–57.
  • “Process of Dominant-Cartel Formation”, The International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1999, 17(2), pp. 241-257.
  • “The Dynamics of the Free-Rider Problem in Takeovers” (with J. E. Harrington). The Review of Financial Studies, 1993, 6(4), pp. 851–882.
  • “A Game Theoretical Approach to the International Debt Overhang” (with M. Kaneko). Journal of Economics, 1993, 6(1), pp. 1-24.​

Research projects:

  • ​“Współpraca badawczo-rozwojowa przedsiębiorstw a konkurencja na rynku dóbr” (“Research and Development Cooperation of Enterprises vs Competition in the Goods Market”) – research project funded by the National Science Centre in the years 2017-2021 (grant OPUS 13, UMO-2017/25/B/HS4/01632).
  • “Kartele w Unii Europejskiej – powstawanie, funkcjonowanie i wykrywanie” (“Cartels in the European Union – Establishment, Operation and Detection”) – project within statutory research of the Collegium of World Economy in the years 2011–2018.
  • “Proces powstawania i funkcjonowanie karteli w Unii Europejskiej” (“Process of Establishment and Operation of Cartels in the European Union”) – project within own research of the Collegium of World Economy in 2010.
  • “Uwarunkowania, mechanizmy i skutki przejęć w Polsce na przykładzie sektora bankowego” (“Conditions, Mechanisms and Consequences of Acquisitions in Poland on the Example of the Banking Sector”) – research project funded by the Scientific Research Committee of the Ministry of Science and Computerisation in the years 2001–2003 (KBN no. 5 H02C 046 20).

Successes/awards/distinctions:

  • ​Individual Award of the Rector of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, 1st level in the area of organisational activity, 2020.
  • Individual Award of the Rector of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, 1st level in the area of organisational activity, 2019.
  • Individual Award of the Rector of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, 1st level in the area of organisational activity, 2018.
  • Individual Award of the Rector of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, 1st level in the area of organisational activity, 2017.
  • Award of the Rector of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics for excellent teaching achievements, 2007.
  • Award of the Minister of Education and Sports for habilitation dissertation entitled: “Przyczynek do teorii przejmowania kontroli nad spółkami akcyjnymi”, 2003.
  • Certificate of appreciation for excellent teaching achievements at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, the USA, 1990.

Website​: http://web.sgh.waw.pl/~jproko/